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News Egypt: The former leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, Mahdi Akef, who had been detained since 2013, has died

News channel or source: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_EGYPT_OBIT_AKEF?SITE=OKPON&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

CAIRO (AP) -- Former leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group Mahdi Akef, who had been detained since 2013, has died of complications from cancer and other health issues at age 89, a Brotherhood spokesman said Friday. Talaat Fahmy said Akef's ...

News Egypt: Egypt's FM invites Greeks, Cypriots to participate in int'al youth conference

News channel or source: http://www.egypttoday.com/Article/2/24194/Egypt-s-FM-invites-Greeks-Cypriots-to-participate-in-int
Publication date: Saturday 23 September 2017

NEW YORK - 23 September 2017: The foreign ministers of Egypt, Cyprus and Greece held a consultative meeting Friday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York. Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Abu Zeid said the ...

News Egypt: Stand up against these terror groups to bolster the US- Egypt alliance

News channel or source: http://nypost.com/2017/09/22/stand-up-against-these-terror-groups-to-bolster-the-us-egypt-alliance/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

The Trump administration sent shock waves through Cairo last month when it denied Egypt almost $100 million in military and economic assistance. The Senate followed up by slashing military assistance another $300 million. American decision-makers want to ...

News Egypt: New Egypt, behind Bobby Farrand's late heroics, defeats Palmyra

News channel or source: http://highschoolsports.nj.com/news/article/3329366489607249520/new-egypt-43-at-palmyra-35-football/
Publication date: Saturday 23 September 2017

PALMYRA -- Junior Bobby Farrand scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns, including a 51-yard run that put New Egypt ahead to stay, as the Warriors handed Palmyra its first loss of the season, 43-35, on Friday night. Farrand's scamper around left end with 10 ...

News Egypt: Bringing ‘The Prince of Egypt’ to TheatreWorks

News channel or source: http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/09/22/bringing-the-prince-of-egypt-to-theatreworks/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

It was a story told in the Book of Exodus. In the centuries since, it has been retold many times in many ways, including the 1958 film “The Ten Commandments.” In 1998, DreamWorks presented it from an entirely fresh perspective, in the animated musical ...

News Egypt: Egypt Sheikh Jackson

News channel or source: http://newsok.com/article/feed/1429652
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Egyptian actor Ahmed el-Fishawy, who starred in the film "Sheikh Jackson" poses for a photograph on the red carpet during the first International El Gouna Film Festival, in the Red Sea resort of el-Gouna, Egypt, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. The film which is to ...

News Egypt: Egypt ousts SA as Africa’s top investment destination

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-za/money/topstories/egypt-ousts-sa-as-africa%e2%80%99s-top-investment-destination/ar-AAsecC0?li=BBqfZdL
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Rand Merchant Bank has released its seventh edition of “Where to Invest in Africa”, a rating of the Continent’s most attractive investment destinations. South Africa has fallen to second from first place, where it’s been every year since the ...

News Egypt: Cairo city guide: How to spend a weekend in Egypt’s big, bold capital

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/48-hours-in/cairo-city-guide-what-to-do-weekend-break-48-hours-best-restaurants-bars-hotels-a7953891.html
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

It was once known as the Paris of the Middle East, and thanks to Egypt’s National Committee for the Protection and Renovation of Cairo’s Heritage, it’s now easier to see why. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of former ruler Ismail Khedive’s ...

News Egypt: My family knows Egypt's human rights abuses first hand

News channel or source: http://thehill.com/opinion/international/351892-my-family-knows-egypts-human-rights-abuses-first-hand
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Last month, the Trump administration blocked nearly $300 million dollars in U.S. military and economic aid to Egypt, citing its atrocious human rights record. This decision was ...

News Egypt: Egypt: Detained Couple Denied Fundamental Rights

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/09/14/egypt-detained-couple-denied-fundamental-rights
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

Egyptian prosecutors should charge the couple based on clear evidence and bring them before a judge to rule on the legality and necessity of their detention or immediately release the couple. (Beirut) – Egyptian authorities have repeatedly violated a ...